Euclid James Sherwood 1942 – 2011

Motorhead died on Christmas day.  A teenage schoolfriend of [wikipop search=”Frank Zappa”]Zappa[/wikipop] in the late 1950s, swapping records and performing in early bands such as The BlackOuts and The Omens. He moved into Zappa’s studio with Zappa living there for six months in the early 1960s and became a musician/roadie with The Mothers.

Here he is (in sunglasses) blowing up a storm and shaking his tambourine with The Mothers in 1968:

And briefly reminiscing in a BBC documentary.

Obituary in The Guardian